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Space Science

Tomatosphere

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.

starliner spacesuit testing

Living Space

Students will measure environmental conditions such as temperature, CO2, and relative humidity in their classroom and submit the data to a national database.

Telescope under construction

Seeing the Universe with the James Webb Telescope

Learn about the James Webb telescope and Canada’s role in the mission.

Benjamin Pauquet designing a part for the lunar lander on his computer

Benjamin Pauquet (video)

Mechanical and Materials Engineer

I design parts for off-road and off-planet vehicles.
Lunar lander floating above the moon, with the Earth in the background

Let's Talk Space Exploration Resources

Discover a set of resources to develop background knowledge on the topic of space exploration.

Evaline Warmels with lunar rover in background.

Evaline Warmels (Video)

Mechatronical Engineer

As an electrical engineer at Canadensys, I help build robots (lunar landers) that will explore the surface of the moon.
Evaline Warmels headshot taken outside in winter.

Evaline Warmels

Mechatronic Engineer

I design, build, and test devices that use electricity to do something that a human couldn't do on their own.
Benjamin Pauquet with lunar rover in testing room.

Benjamin Pauquet (he/him)

Mechanical and Materials Engineer

I design parts for off-road and off-planet vehicles.
ulie Hlavacek-Larrond headshot

Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (she/her)

Astrophysicist and Associate professor

I study black holes, which I think are the most fascinating objects in the Universe!
Illustration of an astronaut standing on a grey moon with a Canadian flag, with space and stars in the background

Canada Goes to the Moon!

Learn about Canada’s new role in space exploration, what we plan to achieve on and around the Moon.

Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk headshot

Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk

Science and Innovation Lead, Health Beyond Initiative

I explore ways in which science and technology can provide solutions to healthcare problems in space and on Earth.
Cameron Dickenson

Cameron Dickinson

Senior Engineer, Space Exploration

I work on sensors and camera technology for use on planetary exploration missions.
Katie Harris essayant une combinaison spatiale de simulation au Centre européen des astronautes.

Katie Harris (she/her)

Medical Student/Prospective Aerospace Medicine Specialist

I am working towards a career as an aerospace medicine specialist - a doctor who works with astronauts and keeps them healthy for long missions!
man on moon

Lunar Rover Research Challenge

This competition-based space project will challenge students to design a lunar rover research mission.

Peter Visscher devant un tableau blanc

Peter Visscher

Robotic Vehicle Development, General Manager

I work with my team to develop extreme robotic vehicles designed to operate off-road and off-planet.